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Trial for man accused of killing DPS trooper pushed back

4 days 12 hours 35 minutes ago Monday, June 07 2021 Jun 7, 2021 June 07, 2021 5:48 PM June 07, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Staff

The trial for Victor Godinez, the man accused of fatally shooting DPS Trooper Moises Sanchez in 2019, has been pushed back. 

On Monday, a judge granted Godinez a continuance after his attorney said more time was needed. The judge said COVID-19 restrictions limited the jury pool, hampering the selection. 

Godinez's next pre-trial hearing is set for August. 4.  

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